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Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, in Bremerton, Washington, tours the newly renovated Burwell Tunnel with Geno Hernandez, Sr. Visual Information Specialist, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs Office, following the ribbon-cutting ceremony May 9, 2023. Hernandez designed and illustrated the overall atheistic with added graphic embellishment created by his design partner Robin Lee, Visual Information specialist, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs Office. (U.S Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
Multiple teams across command join forces to help make long-awaited Burwell Tunnel renovation project a reality
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | June 1, 2023
When Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, cut the ribbon at the newly renovated entrance of Burwell Tunnel on May 9, it symbolized the culmination of months of planning...

Ella Walker, middle left, component repair technician, Shop 31, Inside Machinist, talks with a group of students about future career opportunities at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility May 5, 2023, during a Washington Women in Trades Fair at the Seattle Center Pavilion. (U.S Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
Shipyard takes center stage at Washington Women in Trades Fair
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 31, 2023
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, as of October 2022, women make up roughly half the American workforce but they represent only about 4% of skilled trades professionals.At the shipyard, 19% of the workforce is women...

USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) enters Dry Dock 4 May 11, 2023, beginning an 18-month Extended Refit Period at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. It will be the first extended refit performed on a ballistic missile submarine at PSNS & IMF. (U.S Navy photo by Jeb Fach)
Pennsylvania availability begins: The ballistic missile submarine's arrival marks Dry Dock 4's return to service following recent seismic mitigation work
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 24, 2023
USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) entered Dry Dock 4 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility May 11, to begin an 18-month Extended Refit Period.This will be the first maintenance availability in Dry Dock 4...

TEAM MEMBERS (from left): Joseph J. Doyle, Seth M. Zwiefelhofer, Bret M. Brown, Daniel F. Souza, Matthew D. Randle, Dennis G. Noah, Adam W. Knauss, Josh T. Fernandez, Dakota S. King, Brett W. Miller, Kyle R. Barone, Thomas L. Hengst, Kellan M. Smalley, Capt. Jip Mosman, Daniel S. Gile, Michelle L. Gilbert, Jonathan D. Fritsch, Michael C. Landin, Joseph R. Goosey, Allie M. Grega, Thomas K. Serrano, Steven K. Denton, Anthony J. Larrea, Mark M. Matos. NOT PICTURED: Heidi L. Butts, Sydney C. Harris, Douglas S. Harms, Mitchell F. Hutchison, Jacob W. Musser, Raymond C. Quitano, Morgan L. Schaleger, Mark W. Simmons, Daniel J. Smith, Alex C. Vandegrift. (U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
Crew board development teammates earn Navy Civilian Service Achievement Medals for their innovative efforts
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 17, 2023
The team of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility employees who helped spearhead the development of digital crew boards at the command, as part of the Naval Sustainment System - Shipyards initiative,...

Understanding ergonomics: Proper use of ergonomics can help prevent work-related muscle, nerve, blood vessel, ligament and tendon injuries
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 15, 2023
At Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, people are the greatest asset and that means keeping them safe and ready to complete work. Naval Sea Systems Command and the Naval Safety and Occupational...

Inho Kim, deputy project superintendent, Code 312, Carrier
Program Office, leads a discussion May 3, 2023, during a Hispanic Employee Resource Organization-sponsored Speed Mentoring event at Olympic Lodge on Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo Wendy Hallmark)
Leaders, employees come together for mentorship event
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 12, 2023
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s Hispanic Employee Resource Organization conducted its first speed mentoring event May 3, 2023, at Naval Base Kitsap’s Olympic Lodge Training Center...

Celebrate Armed Forces Day in May and honor all who are serving in the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Space Force. (Graphic by Amy Givens, Nebraska Military Department)
Service & sacrifice: May holidays celebrate current service members, honor nation’s fallen
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 11, 2023
Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day are two of the three major military-centric holidays observed in the U.S. Both are celebrated in May and, along with Veterans Day on Nov. 11, give Americans a way to thank current service...

Lynn Grellner, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility program manager, Code 1100D, Executive Support Staff, recently received recognition from the U.S. Pacific Fleet Equal Employment Opportunity Program for her
Building an inclusive workplace: DEI&A program manager Lynn Grellner earns recognition for her superior contributions to Equal Employment Opportunity
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 3, 2023
Lynn Grellner, the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility program manager at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, is known around the command for her dedication to diversity in the...

Brett Burton, supervisor, Shop 17, Sheet Metal, and sheet metal mechanic Jazmyn Smith hold the shop's new sign that now hangs outside Building 857 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
New Shop 11/17 sign a salute to history, legacy
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 2, 2023
Building 857 has been Shop 11/17’s home for the past 50 years. Noticing the state of the former Shop 11/17 sign, Jeremy Stephens, superintendent for Shop 11/17, commissioned work on its replacement. With a building full of...

Sam Pruiett, operation manager, Shop 11/17, Shipfitters, Forge, Sheet metal, has been driving a Worker/Driver bus for the past 29 years. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Hansen)
Worker/drivers keep us running: Bus drivers put in long days knowing how essential their service is to the team
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 1, 2023
Long before the sun rises over Kitsap County, Sam Pruiett is out in the early morning hours to ensure his bus is ready and safe for him and his fellow Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility workers get...

Asian American Pacific Islander Employee Resource Group co-leads Viliamu Kuaea, middle left, and Tiera Beauchamp, middle right, visit with participants April 18, 2023, during a celebration of American Samoa Flag Day at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
By Adrienne Burns, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 27, 2023
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have a long history with the United States, which has been commemorated during the month of May, since 1990. May was chosen as AAPI Heritage Month to commemorate the first Japanese...

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Employee of the Year nominees, their co-workers, friends and family gathered Tuesday at the Admiral Theater in downtown Bremerton, Washington, to honor the command’s top employees during the shipyard’s annual recognition ceremony. Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, PSNS & IMF, with the winners of various Employee of the Year categories. (U.S Navy Photo by Wendy Hallmark)
PSNS & IMF honors employees during Employee of the Year ceremony
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 25, 2023
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Employee of the Year nominees, their co-workers, friends and family gathered at the Admiral Theater Tuesday at 10 a.m. to honor the command’s top employees during...

Learning to be assertive at work can result in more open, direct communication with both coworkers and leadership
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 21, 2023
In large organizations, such as Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, where complex projects are being executed simultaneously, workplace assertiveness and transparent communication are vital to...

Sydney Bennett, shipfitter trainee, Shop 11, Shipfitter, works inside the newly re-dedicated School of Steel training facility April 5, 2023, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
School of Steel: New Shop 11/17 training facility provides more 'structured environment' for shipyard employees to hone their skills
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 16, 2023
After ten years of effort and working through multiple challenges, Shop 11/17, Shipfitters, Forge, Sheetmetal, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the re-dedication of its School of Steel training facility in Building 460 at...

Matt Ormond, implementations manager, Code 200, Engineering and Planning, Orlando Medina, Fire Safety Innovations, Code 270.4, Mechanical Temporary Services Branch, and Paul Herron, core program manager, Code 740, Riggers, discuss fire prevention techniques April 6, 2023, during the Northwest Regional Fire Safety, Prevention and Response Summit at the Undersea Naval Museum in Keyport, Washington. (U.S Navy photo by Ben Hutto)
Leaders gather to discuss fire safety
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 13, 2023
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility led the Northwest Regional Fire Safety, Prevention and Response Summit April 6 and 7, welcoming eight organizations to the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport,...

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